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Sea Logistics Sales Representative

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Logistics
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You need a bachelor's degree in economics or related field, excel skills, mathematical abilities, data management experience, communication skills, networking capabilities, drive for excellence, project management proficiency, and ability to innovate and adapt.
  • You will provide pricing, market updates, assist with contract reviews, and work collaboratively with carriers and the Trade Team to ensure operational efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree in economics, business, supply chain management or related field
  • Highly proficient in the Microsoft suite, in particular excel.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Tableau/Qlikview/SAP/Alteryx or similar data management software
  • Demonstrate drive and commitment; display a desire to learn, willingness to make the time commitment needed to achieve excellence, and to meet deadlines with compressed timelines. Self-driven with good judgment and proactive management.
  • Good networking skills and personal determination.
  • Strong communication; great oral and written communication skills; seeks more to understand than being understood; can tailor the message to the target audience; finds an alternate approach to reformulate message and can articulate a counter-argument.
  • Champion transformation and innovation; Drives to continually target and execute business process improvements; utilizes "simpler, faster and more accurate" mindset.
  • Project Management; must possess the ability to organize, prioritize, delegate, pay attention to details and set milestones to meet deadlines and achieve results.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and search for alternative solutions.


  • Provide pricing and rate information as requested to those making inquiries of the Trade team. This is similar to a rate desk function.
  • Stay informed of market conditions and communicate these conditions and expectations of the future to the Kuehne + Nagel US organization so they are best prepared to deal and communicate with customers and make informed price decisions.
  • The Trade Team often works collaboratively and the individual is expected to take part in these discussions and contribute. Topics covered will include carrier strategy, pricing policy, individual carrier and customer deals and general topics
  • Ensure contracts are administratively in order (signatures, etc) and that all terms are agreed between KN and carriers are reflected in the agreements, conditions and requirements are monitored and adhered to. And ensure contracts are handled according to Kuehne + Nagel’s SOP.
  • Work with Kuehne + Nagel’s Ocean Carriers on a continuous basis to ensure that all contracts are up to date, clean and cover all cargo that they are assigned to cover.
  • Consolidating information requests e.g. Executive Summaries
  • Market reports and studies
  • Business Objects (power BI) Reporting
  • MyKN updates / maintenance (News-Updates)
  • Assist in Contract Reviews (administratively)


What qualifications do I need to apply for the National Sea Logistics Intern position?

To apply for the National Sea Logistics Intern position, you will need a Bachelor's degree in economics, business, supply chain management or a related field. You should also be highly proficient in the Microsoft suite, particularly in Excel, and have strong mathematical and analytical skills.

What kind of responsibilities will I have as a National Sea Logistics Intern?

As a National Sea Logistics Intern, you will be responsible for providing pricing and rate information to those making inquiries, staying informed of market conditions and communicating this information to the organization, ensuring contracts with carriers are in order, working collaboratively with the trade team, consolidating information requests, and assisting in contract reviews among other tasks.

What skills and experiences are required for this role?

The ideal candidate for the National Sea Logistics Intern position should have strong communication skills, good networking abilities, project management skills, and a drive for transformation and innovation. Additionally, proficiency in data management software like Tableau, Qlikview, SAP, or Alteryx is desired.

We shape the world of logistics by connecting people and goods through innovative and sustainable logistics solutions.

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Mission & Purpose

Kuehne + Nagel, a global logistics company with a significant presence in the UK, specialises in providing end-to-end logistics and supply chain solutions. Their core services encompass transportation, logistics, and supply chain management, offering tailored solutions for businesses across various industries. The ultimate mission of Kuehne + Nagel is to facilitate seamless global trade and commerce by optimising and enhancing the efficiency of supply chains. The company's purpose is to act as a strategic partner for its clients, delivering reliable and innovative logistics solutions that enable businesses to connect with markets, optimise distribution networks, and achieve operational excellence.